by: Steven Masso
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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (ValleyCentral) — A multiagency operation led to the seizure of over $300,000 in cash, multiple bundles of cocaine and a rifle.
The Cameron County District Attorney’s Office Special Investigations Unit (SIU) and U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) conducted multiple traffic stops on Thursday.
SIU investigators conducted an interview during a traffic stop. An SIU K-9 officer named Deni was deployed to search the vehicle. Deni alerted officers, resulting in officers finding cash inside the vehicle, according to a release by the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office.
Investigators conducted searches on multiple other vehicles that day, discovering more cash, cocaine and a rifle.
SIU and HSI seized approximately 66 kilograms of cocaine and $300,000 in cash in total, along with one rifle.
Four individuals were arrested and are pending arraignment.
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